Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 25, 2003
The Two Georges, Orwell and Bush: A Dramatic Reading of George Orwell's Classic Work 1984 Interspersed With Recent News Clips From President Bush and Others
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
100 years ago today, author and journalist George Orwell was born. Well spend the hour hearing excerpts from his classic work 1984. The book introduced the terms Big Brother, thought police, newspeak and doublethink. Well also hear clips from President Bush, Attorney General John Ashcroft, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Fox News Bill ORelly, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Sen. Robert Byrd and broadcast footage of Donald Rumsfeld meeting with Saddam Hussein in 1983.